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Cherry Blossoms

13 Ways To Feature Cherry Blossoms At Your Wedding

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.21.2016 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Nothing says spring quite like trees bursting with beautiful cherry blossoms.

PHOTOS: D.C. In Bloom!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's the most colorful time of the year! After a few delays, Washington, D.C.'s famous cherry blossoms are finally in bloom. The Nat...

Cherry Blossoms Peak Bloom Dates Changed Again, Again

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You can't predict the weather. Well, you can predict the weather but it's really hard. Sometimes you predict the weather and are wrong a...

LOOK: Where Cherry Blossoms Are Blooming Now

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

This gorgeous photo is making us impatient about our still-not-blooming gardens.

New Dates For Peak Bloom

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If cherry blossom season is your favorite time of year, be sure to update your calendar. The National Park Service today pushed back its...

LOOK: Cherry Blossoms Come Early To Japan

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

Japan's famous cherry blossoms have come early this year, matching a 2002 record for the earliest blooms ever, according to Straits Times. Japan's ...

Cherry Blossom Season In Tokyo

Gail Nakada | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Nearly every neighborhood has it's own poofy pink claim to fame, even naughty Roppongi. On the way to the clubs, stop by Tokyo Midtown. The road at the back and side of the complex has 150 trees that are floodlit at night.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Events: Plan Your Own Adventure

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 03.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 101st National Cherry Blossom Festival is about to welcome spring in Washington D.C. The blooms are coming, specials have been annou...

Where To Find Cherry Blossom-Themed Menus

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.13.2013 | DC

Cherries aren't just for pies and Shirley Temple garnishes anymore. As Washington waits for its most beautiful time of the year -- cherry blossom ...

10 Reasons We Can't Wait For Spring

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

Is there any better time of year to live in Washington, D.C. than spring? Cherry blossoms blooming, festivals abounding, patio dining plentiful.... ...

It's Almost Cherry Blossom Season!

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. is about to look very pink. Beginning March 20 and running through April 14, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will celebrate th...

LOOK: 6 Gorgeous Early Blooming Flowers

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're a little excited for the season, can you tell?

4 Lessons From Spring

William Horden | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Every change of season evokes emotions, but spring, charging out of winter's cold dark with renewed life and brighter days, seems our most beloved. New hopes bloom like flowers springing back from roots we feared lost to numbing ice.

The Cherry Tree on Willett Street

Mark Nepo | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

Each spring Robert goes in silence to stand beneath the thicket of pink. And we call to hear how the tree has burst again in its fullness. We close our eyes as he tells us the story we want to hear, and we feel possible all over.

"Sakura:" Final Event to Mark Centenary of Japan's Gift of Cherry Trees to U.S.

Gil Asakawa | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

It was the right song for the occasion: "Duo Sokyo" ended a brief concert marking the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees to the U.S. as a symbol of friendship.

Cherry Blossoms And Safety Cones

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts

How much attention have you given to safety cones? Aside from swerving to avoid them, or fleeing the scene if you did... have you ever thought about a...

Psychedelic Cherry Blossom Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

The cherry blossom, or sakura, is a purely ornamental flower -- it produces no fruit. It doesn't have to, though, because even the flower itself knows...

Not to Be Missed Japanese Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

One of Japan's most celebrated cultural treasures, "Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings" by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through April 29.

Colorado Gets Its Own Cherry Trees for Japanese Blossom Viewing

Gil Asakawa | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Japanese culture is all about rituals, like the ritual of "hanami" or flower-viewing. It'll take a while for Coloradans to be able to picnic under the trees at Green Valley Ranch, but it'll be a beautiful ritual when they do.

Plan Ahead: Metro Details Track Work Plan For Spring, Summer, Fall

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a few weekends of Metrorail track work relief for the cherry blossom season, system riders will soon again experience the delays a...

PHOTOS: Japan's Cherry Blossom Season

Posted 04.09.2012 | World

Each year, Japan's cherry blossoms create one of the most stunning spring scenes our world has to offer. This weekend, thousands of people came out a...

An Early Bloom for Washington

Vicki Arroyo | Posted 06.05.2012 | DC
Vicki Arroyo

Every year, thousands of tourists flock to our nation's capitol for the Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival is now taking place -- but without the spectacular blooms. A freak weather anomaly? No. It's consistent with an undeniable trend.

March Heat Wave Reason for Panic Buying?

A. Siegel | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Amid March Madness, with "mind-boggling" high temperature records outpacing low temperature records, one has to wonder when people might start hoarding agricultural products damaged by this climate change driven global weirding.

D.C. Experiences Warmest March On Record

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Like other parts of the country, the nation's capital recorded its warmest March on record, with temperatures at Reagan National Airport...

Win the Opportunity to Walk With Moon Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in This Year's Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Larry Bock | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Larry Bock

A visit to Washington, DC in the spring is always exciting, but this season the 'wow" factor in the nation's capital goes up a notch with the 100th Celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on Saturday, April 14.